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Big T Market SHOPPING CENTER Madera,CA

La Esperanza Market located at 823 East Cleveland Ave. in Madera,CA. This shopping center has changed with the times and is now anchored by a hispanic market. Im assuming that this shopping center is from the 1950's and that a hispanic market was not the anchor tenant. Instead the supermarket was probably an independently owned supermarket and as times changed so did the businesses. This shopping center is pretty much occupied by hispanic-themed businesses but the past is still very nicely preserved. The market was branded under the Big T name in the 1980's and 1990's and although Big T is no longer a company their sign remains on the exterior of the building. Big T was quite similar to the way IGA brands their stores so the owner can have his/her name on their store along with the name of the wholesaler (Jims IGA, Mikes Big T, etc.)

Can anyone shed some light on what supermarket was in this shopping center or if it always was a hispanic market?

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Taken on June 10, 2008